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Evelyn Walker

Sept. 30, 1931 – Feb. 25, 2021

Evelyn Maie Walker, 89, of Sweet Home died Feb. 25, 2021.

A native Oregonian, she was born Sept. 30, 1931 in Lacomb to Frank Rainier and Wilma (Latta) Ewing.

She grew up in the Quartzville area. Later she built a home with her husband overlooking Foster Reservoir.

Mrs. Walker was a longtime Elks member.

She enjoyed socializing and playing cards with friends, dancing and traveling.

She and her husband loved dancing at the V.F.W. Hall in Sweet Home where they met. As snowbirds they spent many winters in Pahrump, Nev.

Mrs. Walker is survived by her children, Jeff and daughter-in-law Sharon of Albany, Tom and daughter-in-law Sherri, and Karen and son-in-law Kim Olson, all of Lebanon, Stan and daughter-in-law Emily, and Tim and daughter-in-law Star, all of Sweet Home; sibling Francis and brother-in-law Frank Ewing of Washington; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas “Toad” Vernon Walker in July of 2007, and brother Raymond Ewing in May of 2013.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

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